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March 28, 2020

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Dr. Lawrence Kuk among speakers at April 21 heroin issues seminar

The Ohio Northern University Department of History, Politics and Justice, in conjunction with the ONU Public Interest Law Association, will host a seminar focusing on heroin issues on Saturday, April 21.

The event, a part of ONU’s Civil Engagement Series, will begin at 8:30 a.m. in ONU’s Pettit College of Law. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

Dr. Lawrence Kuk, Hardin County coroner, physician at Ada Area Family Practice and ONU student physician, and Hardin County Sheriff Keith Everhart will discuss Hardin County’s heroin issues.

Bone marrow drive in Ada April 20

Ohio Northern University will host a bone marrow drive on the campus’s “Tundra,” just south of the English Chapel, on Friday, April 20, from 6-10 p.m.

The procedure is free and consists of a cheek swab and some paperwork to place participants on the national registry. Every registrant will be entered into a raffle for prizes donated by local businesses. The first 150 registrants also will receive a free T-shirt.

Juniors Discovery Day April 21

Ohio Northern University will host a Junior Discover ONU Day for high school juniors on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Approximately 100 prospective students and their families are expected to attend the open house.

Ohio Northern University’s Gospel Ensemble to celebrate 25 years of music

Ohio Northern University’s Gospel Ensemble will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a concert in the ONU English Chapel on Sunday, April 29, at 4 p.m.

Adriane Thompson-Bradshaw, vice president for student affairs, dean of students, and director of the ensemble since its inception, says the ensemble began in 1987 with African-American students who wanted to share their heritage through gospel music. The group’s first performance was in January 1988, at the University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day worship service. The first full concert was presented in the spring and continues to be a tradition for this all-volunteer group.

ONU to host lecture by renowned Iranian-American Scholar

Ohio Northern University will host internationally renowned Iranian-American scholar Trita Parsi in the ballroom of McIntosh Student Center on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m.

ONU vs. Notre Dame in football? Well, yes, in a manner of speaking


Students from Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering have created a team of robotic football players to compete in the fourth annual University of Notre Dame robotic football competition on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in Notre Dame’s Stepan Center. The event is free and open to the public.